Battle Of The Sexes - 954GLOW Screening (NEW DATE)

Thursday September 21st 2017, 7:00 pm

The Classic Gateway Theatre
1820 E Sunrise Blvd

Film Details

Runtime: 121 minutes

Language: English

Director: Jonathan Dayton & Valerie Faris

Country: USA 2017

Category: 954 GLOW

Genre: Historical, LGBTQ, Political, Romance

The 1973 tennis match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs became the most watched televised sports event of all time. Trapped in the media glare, King and Riggs were on opposites sides of a binary argument, but off-court each was fighting more personal and complex battles. With her husband urging her to fight for equal pay, the private King was also struggling to come to terms with her own sexuality, while Riggs gambled his legacy and reputation in a bid to relive the glories of his past.

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